News headlines about Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Delphi Automotive PLC earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.6048382682856 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have effected Accern’s analysis:
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on DLPH shares. Bank of America Corporation restated an “underperform” rating and issued a $90.00 target price (down previously from $95.00) on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a research note on Friday, June 16th. BidaskClub upgraded Delphi Automotive PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $95.00 price objective on shares of Delphi Automotive PLC in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $112.00 price objective on Delphi Automotive PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 11th. Finally, BMO Capital Markets lifted their price objective on Delphi Automotive PLC from $104.00 to $110.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, fifteen have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $93.78.
Shares of Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) traded down 0.07% on Thursday, hitting $97.92. The stock had a trading volume of 1,819,685 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average is $94.09 and its 200 day moving average is $86.18. The stock has a market cap of $26.13 billion, a PE ratio of 20.72 and a beta of 1.35. Delphi Automotive PLC has a one year low of $60.50 and a one year high of $98.83.
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The auto parts company reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.65 by $0.06. Delphi Automotive PLC had a net margin of 7.51% and a return on equity of 60.14%. The business had revenue of $4.32 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.20 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $1.59 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts predict that Delphi Automotive PLC will post $6.69 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 23rd. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 9th were issued a $0.29 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Monday, August 7th. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.18%. Delphi Automotive PLC’s payout ratio is currently 24.58%.
In other news, CFO Joseph R. Massaro sold 3,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $85.79, for a total transaction of $257,370.00. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now owns 55,779 shares in the company, valued at $4,785,280.41. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, SVP Vos Glen W. De sold 2,100 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.35, for a total transaction of $191,835.00. Following the sale, the senior vice president now owns 22,994 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,100,501.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.32% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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Delphi Automotive PLC Company Profile
Delphi Automotive PLC is a global technology company serving the automotive sector. The Company designs and manufactures vehicle components, and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain and active safety technology solutions to the global automotive and commercial vehicle markets. The Company’s segments include Electrical/Electronic Architecture, Powertrain Systems, and Electronics and Safety.
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